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Our Amazing Zip Code System

A thousand years before the birth of Jesus, David, king of Israel, exclaimed: "I will give thanks unto thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made" (Psalm 139:14). Truly, the human body is a masterpiece of design. The late George G. Simpson of Harvard University, one of America's all-time leading advocates of the theory of evolution, once characterized man as ... read more »

Elisha and the Lads of Bethel

In the book of 2 Kings, there is an intriguing narrative that has generated considerable controversy. Concerning the prophet Elisha, the text reads as follows: And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, ... read more »

Is the Bible Creation Account a Myth?

A student in my Bible class says he believes that the Genesis account of the creation may be a myth, or at least just symbolism. How do I respond to him? There are several lines of evidence which may be employed to show that the Genesis record of the creation is not a myth, nor is it symbolic. First, though, ... read more »

Hummingbird Metabolism – Amazing Design

Over the years I have filed away hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles pertaining to biblical topics. Occasionally I will stumble across one of these that almost had escaped my memory. One such clipping appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association more than two decades ago. It is worthy of rehearsal even now. The title of the article ... read more »

The Influence of Home Life

To what extent does the influence of the home affect the religious convictions and practices a child develops as he/she grows into maturity? Almost none, say some modern scientists, who now are alleging that the most significant influence in the child's religious life is the "God gene." This is the notion that one's religious inclination is grounded in heredity, and ... read more »

Our Universe: An Amazing Machine

The term "machine" can be employed in several ways. A wheel, a lever, and a screw are classified as simple machines because these devices transmit or change the application of energy. Other machines are complex. They consist of a number of integrated parts which function harmoniously, presumably for the accomplishment of some purpose. For example, a pair of pliers is ... read more »

The Creation Week—Reflections on Genesis

Man has always been intrigued with the theme of origins. Science, however, cannot satisfy that curiosity, for it cannot deal with the question of origins. That is beyond the scope of the scientific method, which requires observation and experimentation. The first verse of the Bible, though, by divine inspiration, answers the human longing: "In the beginning God created the heavens ... read more »

Modern Psychology and the Bible

For the past several decades, "psychology" has been a popular theme in American society. Countless students become "psychology majors" as they matriculate through school. The Yellow Pages of the phone book are filled with listings for psychologists and psychiatrists. For many, it is the "in" thing to have a therapist. Exactly what is "psychology," and how does this area of ... read more »

A Critical Look at Situation Ethics

Basically, there are three schools of thought regarding human moral responsibility. First, there is nihilism. Nihilism argues that there is no God, hence anything one wishes to do is permitted. There are no rules-absolutely none-for human conduct; according to this ideology, every person is a law unto himself. Second, there is relativism. Relativism contends that all conduct is relative to ... read more »

Terror from the Sky

Perhaps "numb" is the best word to describe the condition of most Americans on September 11, 2001, as many of us sat mutely staring in horror at the events that unfolded before our eyes via television. The petrifying spectacle of "human missiles" being deployed to bomb the World Trade Center, and Washington's Pentagon, was seen again and again. News analysts ... read more »